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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Taormina, Province of Messina, Sicily

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eliza1959
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“amazing apartment”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My husband 15 year old daughter and I stayed in Armando,s beautiful apartment, situated right in the centre of Taormina. The apartment is immaculate, beautiful furnishings, bright and airy with lot's of space. Armando lives right near by and is on hand if needed,very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble. This is such an ideal location with lot's of restaurants and small bars just outside the door but also very private and not at all noisy.One of the best apartments we have stayed in and exactly as you see in the advertising.

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Liked best: the location of the apartment
Liked least: the hard mattress but that's the same where ever you go in scicily and you get used to it.
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Ralph S
Bromley, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Lovely apartment in the centre of Taormina”
Reviewed 14 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Very attractive apartment right in the centre of Taormina but secluded away from the hustle and bustle of Corso Umberto. The apartment, which is split level, has all the amenities that you would require whilst staying in Taormina. Whilst we stayed for 10 days, Armando was an excellent host and helped us out on a number of occasions. The apartment is very nicely decorated and has some nice touches. There is a bakery and sandwich shop right opposite and the popular Bam Bar is down the road along with a few restaurants. There are many more eating and shopping options close by. Villa is highly recommended.

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Liked best: Location of the property
Liked least: Some noise from local bakery and refuse bins early in the morning.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Moya999
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
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“Wonderful Apartment!”
Reviewed 12 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

My husband and I stayed for a week in Amando's lovely apartment in beautiful Taormina and had a wonderful time. We had much correspondence beforehand as My husband uses a wheelchair and we needed to know if the apartment and location would work for us. Amando was always very responsive and sent us all the information we needed. While not fully wheelchair accessible, the apartment works for people who have a little mobility. Just one up and over step at the entrance directly off the street and the bathroom requires out of wheelchair mobility. But thanks to Amando's detailed information we were prepared for this. The apartment is bright and clean with the front door and window opening onto a small pretty street, perfect for us to have easy access to the town (the main strip is up a short hill so wheelchair users need to be prepared for a good push before reaching the long and flat main thoroughfare). There is an alimentari, two restaurants and the best granita in town (if not all Sicily) within a few metres of the apartment, again perfect for people with limited mobility. The apartment also comes with a small garage which is such a bonus in a hill town where parking is so difficult. Amando lives next door so is always on hand to assist and he was very generous with helping us with some early wheelchair repair issues. We could only suggest a few more kitchen utensils for home cooking. Free wifi was reliable and overall this property is very good value. We can't recommend this apartment more highly!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Virginia...
Bude, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Perfectly placed apartment”
Reviewed 28 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We had the best time here. The apartment is well equipped and comfortable. Italian/Sicilian pillows are very different so take your own if you are a light sleeper. Armando, the owner is helpful and charming. The apartment is perfectly placed just behind the main part of Taormina in a much quieter street and beside the Bam Bar, one of the best bars in Sicily. It closes at about 10pm so no disturbance and opens around 7am for breakfast. There is a tiny supermarket opposite the flat and a little bakery too. You will never run short of restaurants either.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: No garden or balcony, but a larger flat in the same building with a balcony and garden is available
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Amanda L
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
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“Fantastico!”
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Where to start!
The location of this apartment could not be better if your looking for a beautiful place to stay in Takrmina. In the heart of the historical centre you are absorbed by the culture and history where everything you need is at hand including the deli over the street to pick up a sandwich before heading to see the fantastic sights and chill on the beach. Armardo was the perfect host. He recommended some great places to eat and was attentive and friendly. Possibly the best place to stay during our 10 days travelling round stunning Sicily. It was definately the right place to finish our holiday. Book here. You won't be disappointed!

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